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Cash Back Credit Cards - Reviews

With all the rotating categories, sign-up bonuses and fees, how do you determine which cash back card is going to give you the most return on your spending? We’ve estimated the rewards value for each card in our cash back category and given top ratings to the ones that offer the highest earnings on average, as well as other important features such as the ease of redeeming your cash back, and the assortment of benefits and perks that come with the card.

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Chase Freedom Unlimited card review

Chase Freedom Unlimited card

4 rating

Casual users of the Chase Freedom Unlimited credit card may appreciate its simplicity and high general rewards rate, but the card’s real sweet spot lies in pairing it with other Chase Ultimate Rewards cards.

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SunTrust Cash Back credit card review

SunTrust Cash Back credit card

2.8 rating

The SunTrust Cash Rewards credit card is a good card if you’re a current SunTrust customer and use credit for all gas and grocery store purchases, but its restrictions on earnings make it a tough sell for heavy spenders.

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Golden 1 Credit Union Platinum Rewards credit card review

Golden 1 Credit Union Platinum Rewards credit card

3.9 rating

With a refreshingly low interest rate and decent rewards for everyday spending, the Golden 1 Credit Union Platinum Rewards credit card is a good card for families that spend a lot on gas and groceries.

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PenFed Platinum Cash Rewards Visa card review

PenFed Platinum Cash Rewards Visa card

3.8 rating

An outstanding card for PenFed credit union customers, the PenFed Platinum Cash Rewards Visa card pairs an exceptionally low interest rate with generous rewards for road warriors.

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First National Bank American Express card review

First National Bank American Express card

3.8 rating

This unassuming cash back card offers a straightforward 1.5 percent cash back rate on every purchase; but its flat APR is high for cardholders with excellent credit.

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Fidelity Rewards Visa Signature card review

Fidelity Rewards Visa Signature card

3.8 rating

This under-the-radar cash back card offers one of the best cash back rates you can get on a credit card; but instead of using your cash on purchases, you’ll have to deposit your earnings into a Fidelity-branded savings or investment account.

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SunTrust Travel Rewards card review

SunTrust Travel Rewards card

2.1 rating

SunTrust bank account holders who spend a lot on travel can potentially earn a solid amount of cash back with this rewards credit card; but to get the most value, you’d need to book a lot of flights and hotel stays to make up for the card’s $89 annual fee.

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Capital One Premier Dining Rewards credit card review

Capital One Premier Dining Rewards credit card

3.7 rating

With no annual fee, 3 percent cash back on restaurants and flexible redemption options, the brand-new Capital One Premier Dining Rewards card is an especially good deal for foodies and others who frequently dine out.

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USAA Cashback Rewards Plus American Express review

USAA Cashback Rewards Plus American Express

3.7 rating

This no-fee card offers excellent value to USAA members, with 5 percent cash back on gas and military-base purchases, and 2 percent cash back at supermarkets.

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AARP credit card from Chase review

AARP credit card from Chase

3.6 rating

Designed for retirees who like to travel, this affordable cash back card earns solid marks for its strong rewards rate on restaurant and gas station purchases.

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Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa card review

Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa card

3.6 rating

From a large $200 sign-up bonus to simple, reliable rewards that you can earn with every purchase, the Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa card has much to offer to current Wells Fargo customers and prospective customers alike.

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Costco Anywhere Visa Card by Citi review

Costco Anywhere Visa Card by Citi

3.3 rating

The Costco Anywhere Visa card lavishes devoted Costco shoppers with one of the highest cash back rates in existence, but ensures they can’t redeem their rewards unless they maintain their loyalty to Costco.

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